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Loan Officers who have helped the most homebuyers to use WSHFC Programs last year

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Mark Manthei 

Mark Manthei, Summit Funding, Inc., Kennewick
Mark has extensive background in real estate and mortgage financing, having helped thousands of families reach their real-estate goals. His detailed understanding of mortgage financing and his tenacious attitude are a valuable asset to his clients. The Washington State Housing Finance Commission programs are a great tool that Mark often uses to help his clients navigate their first home purchase. If you are ready to take the first step towards home ownership, we believe your best is just ahead. Mark and his team can be reached at 509-783-4593,, or MLO #116408



Jason Gosser 

Jason Gosser, Guild Mortgage, Everett
Jason, a Western Washington native, has been originating loans for over twenty years and is proud to offer his clients a wealth of experience and knowledge in home financing. Jason possesses the ability to listen to the needs of his borrower in order to find the perfect loan program. His product knowledge and experience is well rounded. He specializes in first-time homebuyer, government programs, and zero down loan programs. To begin the process of purchasing your first home, please contact Jason at or 425-615-6303. MLO #120413



Laura Wells 

Laura Wells, Envoy Mortgage, Spokane
Laura Wells has over 28 years of experience in mortgage lending and has helped more than 3,500 families in Washington on their paths to homeownership. Laura works with her clients to help them understand the home loan process, from pre-qualification to keys in their hands, and how to reach their long-term financial goals. As a dedicated financing advisor, she feels the Commission’s programs including the Home Advantage, House Key and HomeChoice programs are among the most helpful, unique ways to meet borrower’s financial goals. Laura is passionate about improving lives through home ownership and one of the ways she helps borrowers is by holding weekly Commission-sponsored homebuyer education seminars in the Spokane area. If you’re looking to buy a home in the Spokane area, please contact Laura at 877-862-8362 (toll free) or 509-590-1438 or 360-203-7722, or email MLO #330328


Cristy King   

Christy King, Wheatland Bank, Spokane
When you’re faced with choosing a mortgage—one of the largest financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime—Christy King has more than 21 years of experience helping clients achieve their real estate dreams. Employing her broad knowledge of loan processing and originating, she will help educate you about the wide selection of products, helping you make an informed and confident decision. Proud of her reputation for listening to each client’s individual situation and needs, Christy will work hard to lower your stress and avoid surprises by keeping you informed through every step of the loan process. Christy feels that the Commission’s home loans provide a great way for homebuyers to achieve their goals with flexible terms unique financing options, whether you are a first-time buyer or have owned many homes. If you are looking to buy a home in Spokane, we invite you to contact Christy at 509-599-5911 or MLO #487478


Ali Sheibani 

Ali Sheibani, HomeSight, Seattle
For almost 31 years, HomeSight has provided educational and financial support to homebuyers by utilizing the Commission’s first-mortgage loans and downpayment assistance and adding HomeSight’s own purchase assistance to maximize buying power. As a non-profit lender, HomeSight strives to provide quality, personalized homeownership opportunities for communities around the state. We exclusively use the Commission mortgages because of their competitive rates and reduced fees and provide several Commission-approved homebuyer education classes every month. Our loan officer, Ali Sheibani, started in lending over 13 years ago and has focused on helping first-time homebuyers for the last 6 years. He loves the Commission’s breadth of products that help him to add even more purchasing power for our customers. If you have questions or to apply, please contact Ali at 206-760-4228 or MLO 1435927



Randy Dorman 

Ryan Dorman, Evergreen Home Loans, Puyallup
Nothing makes Ryan happier than seeing our customers become homeowners. He understands that sometimes homeownership may seem like just a dream. Ryan has a proven track record of seeing homeownership become a reality with a range of affordable options, one of them being the loan programs offered through the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. For Ryan and his team, it is a true honor and privilege to help our communities grow and see the smiles on the faces of the families we help. Contact Ryan at 206-519-3752 or email or visit MLO #269939


Chad Crithfield 

Chad Crithfield, Prime Lending, Richland
Chad has been serving the Tri-cities community for the past 26 years in the home financing industry. His team has helped thousands of families achieve the ultimate goal of home ownership. They specialize in every aspect of home financing from new construction to FHA, VA and conventional loans. By utilizing the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s loan programs it has only expanded the opportunity for more families to get into homes with little or no down payment. If you would like any additional information on how to achieve your dream of home ownership. Contact Chad at 509-539-8043 or email MLO #405719


Michael Fornerette 

Michael Fornerette, Guild Mortgage, Tacoma
Michael Fornerette has spent decades working with homebuyers from a wide range of backgrounds. He enjoys working with first time homebuyers and families who once incorrectly believed they would not qualify for a home. He is thankful to utilize so many great programs offered by the Commission which focus on educating and assisting these homebuyers to becoming smart, savvy, and successful homeowners. He focuses on building client relationships based on trust and respect, and offers hard work, honesty and dedication to the best interests of his clients. The Fornerette Team can be reached at 253-830-2312 or MLO# 121193.



Daniel Mery 

Daniel Mery, American Pacific Mortgage, Bellevue
In 2005 Daniel became a loan officer with the idea of helping people achieve the American dream of owning their home. He shows dedication, hard work, and commitment to his clients. His expertise includes helping first time home buyers with all government loans and zero down payment using programs provided by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. He also speaks Tigrigna & Amharic in addition to English, which allows him to work with borrowers who may have challenges with a language barrier. It is customary for Daniel to educate his borrowers and attend signing their final loan documents to answer questions that might arise . To find out more about how you can own a home that fits your financial needs, please contact Daniel at or 206-499-9855. MLO# 66934


Matt Riener 

Matt Riener, Premier Mortgage Resources, Spokane Valley
As an Area Manager in Eastern Washington, Matt, has been able to help hundreds of families over his 17 years in the mortgage industry get into homes that they love and can afford. He has also been dedicated to helping educate and grow the careers of his teammates as well. Matt believes in building value-based relationships and providing superior resources as he actively engages in three core values: Education, Communication, and Availability. These are key when working with first time home buyers. He enjoys helping his clients make one of life’s bigger decisions with confidence. Matt works closely with the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and Spokane’s local nonprofits to ensure each buyer has access to all the available options. Please feel free to reach out to Matt with your questions about new home ownership anytime! He can be reached at or by phone at 509-362-1453. MLO #42311



Listed are the top five in each region with a minimum of two WSHFC loans in the last quarter, January - March 2019*.

County: Benton | Chelan | Clallam | Clark | Cowlitz | Grant | Island | King | Kitsap | Kittitas | Lewis | Pierce | Skagit | Snohomish | Spokane | Thurston | Walla Walla | Whatcom | | Yakima 

Benton County

Elizabeth Wilkerson, Summit Funding, Kennewick, 16 loans*, 509-539-3481, 

Katie Gaumer, Prime Lending, Richland, 7 loans*, 509-420-7661,

Chad Crithfield, Prime Lending, Richland, 6 loans*, 509-420-7666,

Mark Carroll, HomeStreet Bank, Kennewick, 5 loans*, 509-572-3654,

Gordon Drane, Umpqua Bank, Kennewick, 5 loans*, 509-591-0302,

Philip Murr, Umpqua Bank, Kennewick, 5 loans*, 509-440-5337, 

Chelan County

April Brown, Evergreen Home Loans, Wenatchee, 4 loans*, 509-664-3634,

Patrick Davidson, Caliber Home Loans, Wenatchee, 2 loans*, 509-860-4955,

Clallam County

Debbie Rutherford, Evergreen Home Loans, Port Angeles, 2 loans*, 360-477-5863,

Clark County

Jevon Domench, Academy Mortgage, Vancouver, 5 loans*, 360-921-6686,

Paula Nirschl-Robb, Guild Mortgage, Vancouver, 5 loans*, 360-816-5103,

Josh Walters, Fairway Independent Mortgage, Vancouver, 5 loans*, 206-412-7436,

Leslie Girard, Evergreen Home Loans, Vancouver, 4 loans*, 360-553-7049,

Donald Owen, Guild Mortgage, Vancouver, 4 loans*, 360-635-3653,

Cowlitz County

Michael Bettineski, Guild Mortgage, Longview, 7 loans*, 360-200-6607,

Angelina Rice, Life Mortgage, Longview, 7 loans*, 360-575-9946,

Kristi Barber, Academy Mortgage, Longview, 5 loans*, 360-957-1757,

Jon Trussel, Guild Mortgage, Longview, 5 loans*, 360-200-6607,

Tamira Bradley, Evergreen Home Loans, Longview, 2 loans*, 360-200-5803,

Kerry Kuling, Sierra Pacific Mortgage, Longview, 2 loans*, 360-423-1800,

Grant County

Kelly Price, Guild Mortgage, Moses Lake, 7 loans*, 509-766-7788,

Callie Cunningham, Guild Mortgage, Moses Lake, 4 loans*, 509-766-7788,

Anne Fisher, Guild Mortgage, Moses Lake, 3 loans*, 509-766-7788,

Sarah Bullinger, Evergreen Home Loans, Moses Lake, 2 loans*, 509-855-3805,

Island County

Emily Griffin, Guild Mortgage, Oak Harbor, 4 loans*, 360-420-6175,

Scott Fromme, Envoy Mortgage, Oak Harbor, 2 loans*, 360-969-2317,

Jacki Jacukowicz, Guild Mortgage, Oak Harbor, 2 loans*, 360-320-7119,

King County

Ali Sheibani, HomeSight, Seattle, 18 loans*, 206-760-4228,

April Reichert, Guild Mortgage, Federal Way, 15 loans*, 253-252-7005,

Daniel Mery, American Pacific Mortgage, Bellevue, 12 loans*, 206-499-9855,

Arijana Wall, loanDepot, Kirkland, 10 loans*, 206-550-9918,

Walter Howard, Fairway Independent Mortgage, Auburn, 9 loans*, 206-920-9258,

Kitsap County

Stacie Pike, Evergreen Home Loans, Poulsbo, 8 loans*, 360-710-0024,

Ashlee Cameron, Fairway Independent Mortgage, Silverdale, 6 loans*, 360-949-1592,

Melanie Rowe, Axia Financial, Silverdale, 5 loans*, 360-633-4455,

Timothy Samuels, CrossCountry Mortgage, Silverdale, 3 loans*, 360-440-4899,

Steven Ellingson, New American Funding, Silverdale, 2 loans*, 360-621-2872,

Chris Garcia, Movement Mortgage, Silverdale, 2 loans*, 360-558-3117,

Donna Miller, Movement Mortgage, Port Orchard, 2 loans*, 360-874-0451,

Amber Page, Evergreen Home Loans, Silverdale, 2 loans*, 360-698-6495,


Tara Brown, Evergreen Home Loans, Ellensburg, 3 loans*, 509-899-4043,

Lewis County

Travis Wentworth, Academy Mortgage, Centralia, 3 loans*, 360-508-1360,

Pierce County

Ryan Dorman, Evergreen Home Loans, Puyallup, 13 loans*, 206-466-4575,

Michael Fornerette, Guild Mortgage, Tacoma, 10 loans*, 253-830-2312,

April Janas, Bay Equity, Puyallup, 10 loans*, 206-841-7825,

Joel Sarysz, Bank 34, Puyallup, 10 loans*, 206-445-5334,

William Dunger, Absolute Mortgage, University Place, 7 loans*, 253-232-5843,

Skagit County

Andrya Corral, Academy Mortgage, Anacortes, 2 loans*, 360-421-4982,

Theresa Sundance, HomeStreet Bank, Mount Vernon, 2 loans*, 360-420-2392,

Clarissa Wong, Umpqua Bank, Mount Vernon, 2 loans*, 562-331-8447,

Snohomish County

Jason Gosser, Guild Mortgage, Everett, 23 loans*, 425-615-6303,

Jeff Miltenberger, Guild Mortgage, Lynnwood, 7 loans*, 206-295-8455,

Trevor Roberge, Capstone Home Loans, Lynnwood, 5 loans*, 425-765-6605,

Tyler Beard, Fairway Independent Mortgage, Everett, 4 loans*, 425-931-7050,

Isabel Palacios, Academy Mortgage, Everett, 4 loans*, 206-265-2212, Isabel.palacios@academy.comm

Julian Sibley, American Pacific Mortgage, Everett, 4 loans*, 425-293-9535,

Oleg Tkach, Guild Mortgage, Lynnwood, 4 loans*, 425-412-5237,

Spokane County

Laura Wells, Envoy Mortgage, Spokane, 10 loans*, 877-862-8362,

Julia Hansen, Guild Mortgage, Spokane, 8 loans*, 509-994-4468 Ext 23,

James Payne, Movement Mortgage, Spokane, 6 loans*, 509-280-3759,

Terry Wiyrick, Umpqua Bank, Spokane, 6 loans*, 509-230-9310,

Will Flanigan, Guild Mortgage, Spokane, 5 loans*, 509-263-7133,

Christy King, Wheatland Bank, Spokane, 5 loans*, 509-599-5911,

Tara Wall, HomeStreet Bank, Spokane, 5 loans*, 509-954-0048,

Jared Wash, Wheatland Bank, Spokane, 5 loans*, 509-237-3567,

Thurston County

Wendy DeBorde, Guild Mortgage, Olympia, 8 loans*, 360-491-3282,

Kirk Davison, Movement Mortgage, Lacey, 7 loans*, 360-915-5806,

Ron Hanson, Guild Mortgage, Olympia, 5 loans*, 360-402-4697,

Dallon Brown, Evergreen Home Loans, Olympia, 4 loans*, 360-209-5743,

Brandy Nelms, Caliber Home Loans, Olympia, 4 Loans*, 360-280-1467,

Walla Walla County

Tera Davis, Academy Mortgage, Walla Walla, 4 loans*, 509-527-3375,

Jeffrey Hendrickson, Cherry Creek Mortgage, Walla Walla, 2 loans*, 360-518-4448,

Whatcom County

Randy Dorn, Caliber Home Loans, Bellingham, 4 loans*, 360-398-5836,

Becky Farrar, Umpqua Bank, Bellingham, 4 loans, 360-527-1374,

Dylan Langei, Umpqua Bank, Bellingham, 3 loans, 360-927-5897,

Shannon Palmer, Caliber Home Loans, Bellingham, 3 loans*, 360-383-6604,

Casey Porter, Calber Home Loans, Bellingham, 3 loans*, 360-398-5834,

Charlotte Pros, Calber Home Loans, Bellingham, 3 loans*, 360-223-4663,

Melanie Pysden, Caliber Home Loans, Bellingham, 3 loans*, 360-305-7488,

Hendor Rodriguez, Caliber Home Loans, Bellingham, 3 loans*, 360-820-1787,

Lena Shammel, Umpqua Bank, Bellingham, 3 loans*, 360-937-0961,

Yakima County

Linda Orozco, Evergreen Home Loans, Yakima, 8 loans*, 509-594-4663,

Rodney Pinon, Homestreet Bank, Yakima, 7 loans*, 509-654-7514,

Blanca Pulido, Evergreen Home Loans, Yakima, 7 loans*, 509-594-4671,

Summer Pineda, HomeStreet Bank, Yakima, 6 loans*, 509-594-6828,

Angie Giussi, Evergreen Home Loans, Yakima, 5 loans*, 509-594-4681,

* number of WSHFC Loans closed in the last quarter


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